Barristers' chambers

A comparison of pupillages, size and practice areas at the leading barristers' sets.

 

                                                                                                  QCs/juniors      Pupillages      Applications      Pupillage award   Chambers UK Bar rankings   Core practice area(s)    Application deadline
                               
  Atkin Chambers   17/28   2   120   £72,500   5   Construction, commercial   20 December 2016
                               
  2 Bedford Row   16/58   Up to 4   200   £12,000 + £10,000*   5   Crime   7 February 2017**
                               
  Blackstone Chambers   49/54   4   330   £65,000   19   Public law, commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Brick Court Chambers   38/45   4   200   £65,000   13   Commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Cloisters   11/42   2   350   £27,000 + £27,000*   3   Common law, employment   7 February 2017**
                               
  Crown Office Chambers   22/80   2-3   200   £55,000 + £10,000*   10   Common law, commercial   6 February 2017
                               
  Erskine Chambers   10/20   Up to 2   75   £60,000   3   Chancery, commercial   19 January 2017
                               
  39 Essex Chambers   43/84   3   260   £52,500   19   Commercial, public law, common law   7 February 2017**
                               
  Essex Court Chambers   47/36   Up to 4   107   £65,000   10   Commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  One Essex Court   35/63   5   200   £65,000   8   Commercial, IP   7 February 2017*
                               
  5 Essex Court   7/35   Up to 2   200-300   £25,000 + £10,000*   3   Public law, common law   7 February 2017**
                               
  20 Essex Street   24/49   3   90   £65,000   6   Commercial, public law   7 February 2017**
                               
  Falcon Chambers   11/30   Up to 2   105   £60,000   2   Property   31 December 2016
                               
  Fountain Court Chambers   34/45   Up to 4   175   £65,000   11   Commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Francis Taylor Building   23/35   2   120   £50,000 + £10,000*   5   Public law   31 January 2017
                               
  Government Legal Service   400   5-10   3,900   £24,300-£24,900   N/A   Public law   28 July 2017
                               
  1 Hare Court   11/29   2   80   £35,000   1   Family law   7 February 2017
                               
  Henderson Chambers   12/37   Up to 2   130-150   £50,000 + earnings   1   Commercial, public law   7 February 2017**
                               
  11KBW   17/45   2-3   110   £65,000   6   Public law, employment   7 February 2017**
                               
  Keating Chambers   29/29   Up to 3   150   £65,000   9   Construction, commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  7 King's Bench Walk   24/36   Up to 4   150-200   £65,000   5   Commercial, shipping   7 February 2017**
                               
  Landmark Chambers   30/58   3   200   £65,000   6   Public law   7 February 2017**
                               
  Littleton Chambers   13/44   2   120-140   £67,500   1   Employment, commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Maitland Chambers   30/42   Up to 3   150   £65,000   12   Chancery, commercial   11 January 2017
                               
  Matrix Chambers   29/40   Up to 2   250   £50,000   15   Public law, crime   6 February 2017
                               
  Monckton Chambers   15/45   2   200   £65,000   10   Public law   7 February 2017**
                               
  4 New Square   24/55   2   120   £65,000   9   Commercial   4 January 2017
                               
  XXIV Old Buildings   12/30   3   181   £65,000   9   Chancery, commercial   25 November 2016
                               
  Outer Temple Chambers   17/64   Up to 4   180   £60,000   10   Common law, commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Pump Court Tax Chambers   11/25   1-3   80   £60,000   3   Tax   13 January 2017
                               
  4 Pump Court   23/40   2   100-120   £70,000   9   Commercial   13 January 2017
                               
  Quadrant Chambers   21/44   2-3   180   £65,000   5   Shipping, commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Queen Elizabeth Building   5/27   2   85-105   £30,000 + earnings   1   Family law   7 February 2017**
                               
  St John's Chambers   7/78   2-3   200   £35,000   9   Chancery, family, commercial, common law   6 February 2017
                               
  Serle Court   24/39   Up to 3   133   £65,000   10   Chancery, commercial   13 January 2017
                               
  South Square   21/22   Up to 3   150   £65,000   6   Insolvency, commercial   20 January 2017
                               
  4 Stone Buildings   7/28   2   Undisclosed   £65,000   8   Chancery   7 February 2017**
                               
  2 Temple Gardens   12/46   Up to 4   220   £52,500 + £15,000*   7   Common law, commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  3 Verulam Buildings   23/47   Up to 4   125   £65,000   9   Commercial   7 February 2017**
                               
  Wilberforce Chambers   30/35   2   150-200   £65,000   11   Chancery, commercial   15 January 2017
                               
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